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GAME #1

#10/10 Memphis 97 • Belmont 81 Nov. 15, 2011 • Memphis, Tenn. EA Sports Maui Invitational • Opening Game

Memphis kicked off the season in impressive fashion with a 97-81 win over Belmont in the opening game of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Three players scored at least 20 points, including 22 from Wesley Witherspoon, who was a perfect 8-of-8 from the field. Will Barton was the Tigers’ leading scorer with a career-high 23 points, while Joe Jackson added 20 points on 6-of-7 shooting. Freshman Adonis Thomas shined in his Tigers debut with 12 points. The Tigers shot nearly 59 percent from the field. A Belmont team that lost to No. 6 Duke by one point in its opener Nov. 11 managed just 39 percent shooting and had 18 turnovers. Despite an 11 a.m. tip, the Tigers showed no signs Tigers Tails of sluggishness, as Memphis jumped out to a 16-4 lead. J.J. Mann ended the Bruins drought with a 7-0 scoring • Josh Pastner won his 50th career game with the win and is fastest spurt of his own just before the 12-minute mark, and ancoach in Memphis history to get other Belmont free throw at 11:36 cut the lead to 16-12. to the 50-win milestone. From there, the Bruins matched Memphis bucket- • Memphis scored 97 points, the for-bucket to stay within three at 39-36 with three minmost in a game since putting up 102 points against Tennesutes remaining. However, it was defensive pressure that see Martin in a 22-point win last allowed the Tigers to score seven of the last 10 points in season (11-23-10) the half and take a 46-39 lead into the locker room. • For the game, Memphis shot 58.6 percent (34-of-58). The The Tigers began the second half much as they did Tigers last shot over 50 percent the first, with a 5-of-5 shooting start and a 13-2 run to in last season’s Conference USA take a 59-44 lead with 17 minutes left to play. A jumper Tournament-semifinal win, 76from Thomas at the 11:39 mark gave Memphis a com56, over East Carolina, when they went 27-of-53 (50.9 permanding 72-54 lead. cent) from the floor. That would be the last Memphis field goal for almost four minutes as Belmont went on a 12-1 run once again assisted by the free throw line to cut the deficit to just seven points at 73-66. The Bruins refused to go away, however, as they used three-straight treys to keep it close and still trail by just seven points at 84-77 with less than four minutes left in the game. But, the Tigers kept their composure and came alive down the stretch with a 12-2 run to push the lead back to double digits at 96-79 with one minute left.

GAME #2

Game • Recaps • And • Boxscores #15/15 Michigan 73 • #8/8 Memphis 97 Nov. 21, 2011 • Lahaina, Hawaii EA Sports Maui Invitational • Championship Round

Charles Carmouche’s team-high 14 points weren’t enough for No. 8/8 Memphis to overcome a strong shooting effort from the No. 15/15 Michigan Wolverines, as the Tigers fell 73-61 in their first round game of the 2011 Maui Invitational. Michigan shot 54 percent (27-of-50) from the floor while Memphis only connected on 33.3 percent (19-of-57) of its field goal attempts. The Tigers were 4-of-21 (19.0 percent) from three, compared to 6-of-20 (30.0 percent) for the Wolverines. The Wolverines started the game on fire, connecting on 7 of their first 8 shots. Meanwhile, the Tigers started a meager 3-of-10 to begin the game. Trailing 18-9 at the time, Memphis responded with a 10-2 run, on 4-of-5 shooting, to cut the Michigan lead down to a point. Memphis eventually tied the game and took the Tigers Tails lead, 27-25, on three-straight layups by Carmouche. However, Michigan did not get rattled and scored ten • Memphis and Michigan are now tied in the all-time series 2-2. unanswered points over the final 3:02 to enter halftime The Wolverine victory snapped a with a 37-31 lead. two-game winning streak by the Tigers. After a sensational shooting performance against is the first meeting between Belmont, Memphis shot only 35.5 percent (11-of-31), • This the two schools since 1996 when including a paltry 15.4 percent (2-of-13) from three-point Memphis beat Michigan 73-72 in the Rainbow Classic in Honolulu, range in the first half. In contrast, Michigan shot 60 perHawaii. cent (15-of-25) from the field and 30 percent (3-of-10) • The Tigers now have an all-time from three. record of 16-17 versus Big Ten Conference foes. A Will Barton three-point shot at the 15:32 mark of 29 rebounds are the lowest the second half pulled the Tigers within five, 46-41, but • The total by the Tigers since Memthe Wolverines responded with a 9-1 run over a span of phis had 29 boards against UAB on February 16, 2011 in a 62-58 3:52 to regain control of the game. victory. Michigan steadily increased its lead to as many as 14 points with 5:32 remaining. The Tigers used a 7-2 run to cut the lead to single digits, only to have the Wolverines again push the lead out to as many as 15 points. Memphis protected the ball, only committing eight turnovers, while forcing Michigan into 13 miscues, but Michigan finished with a decided advantage, 38-29, on the boards.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Belmont vs Memphis Tigers 11/15/11 11:00 a.m. at Memphis, Tenn. (FedExForum)

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Michigan vs Memphis Tigers 11-21-11 10 a.m. at Lahaina Civic Center, Maui, Hawaii

Belmont 81 • 0-2

Michigan 73 • 4-0

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Player

14 45 32 03 21 00 01 02 04 05 11 22 24 30 34

MANN, JJ BAKER, Brandon SAUNDERS, Scott JOHNSON, Kerron CLARK, Ian LANG, Chad HANLEN, Drew JENKINS, Blake MOBLEY, Holden CAVERA, Seth TURNER, Spencer CHAMBERLAIN, Reece BARNES, Adam NOACK, Trevor HEDGEPETH, Mick Team Totals FG % 1st Half: 11-31 3FG % 1st Half: 2-10 FT % 1st Half: 15-18

f f c g g

Total 3-Ptr FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA 7-15 3-7 1-2 0-4 0-4 2-2 1-6 0-0 2-2 4-10 0-1 5-6 5-7 2-3 4-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-7 0-3 3-5 1-7 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 2-2 3-7 0-0 4-6 26-67

35.5% 20.0% 83.3%

6-20

2nd half: 15-36 2nd half: 4-10 2nd half: 8-11

23-29

41.7% 40.0% 72.7%

Rebounds Off Def Tot PF 2 2 4 2 0 2 2 3 1 2 3 4 4 4 8 2 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 3 2 1 3 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 6 8 5 3 0 3 18 24 42 27

Game: 26-67 Game: 6-20 Game: 23-29

TP 18 2 4 13 16 0 9 2 0 0 3 0 2 2 10 81

A TO Blk 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 13

18

Stl 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Min 31 11 17 31 24 1 31 11 1 1 6 1 6 5 23

7

200

1

38.8% 30.0% 79.3%

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

Memphis Tigers 97 • 1-0 ##

Player

10 11 01 04 05 02 03 30 32 35

Black,Tarik Witherspoon,Wesley Jackson,Joe Carmouche,Charles Barton,Will Barton,Antonio Crawford,Chris Stephens,D.J. Simpson,Stan Thomas,Adonis Team Totals FG % 1st Half: 16-30 3FG % 1st Half: 5-10 FT % 1st Half: 9-16

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA 2-5 0-0 2-2 8-8 3-3 3-6 6-7 1-1 7-9 3-6 2-2 0-1 7-12 0-4 9-14 0-2 0-1 0-0 1-5 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-4 0-0 0-0 5-9 1-2 1-2 34-58

53.3% 50.0% 56.3%

7-14

2nd half: 18-28 2nd half: 2-4 2nd half: 13-18

22-34

64.3% 50.0% 72.2%

Rebounds Off Def Tot PF 0 2 2 4 3 2 5 4 0 4 4 2 0 4 4 3 0 5 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 3 3 2 0 2 2 5 24 29 20

Game: 34-58 Game: 7-14 Game: 22-34

TP 6 22 20 8 23 0 2 0 4 12 97

A TO Blk 0 1 2 1 1 0 7 2 0 5 1 1 3 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 20

9

Stl 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0

Min 13 28 33 27 36 13 14 3 13 20

7

200

7

58.6% 50.0% 64.7%

Deadball Rebounds 6,1

1st

2nd

Total

39 46

42 51

81 97

Last FG - BEL 2nd-01:03, MEM 2nd-01:17. Largest lead - BEL by 1 1st-19:32, MEM by 18 2nd-12:18.

Player

23

Smotrycz, Evan Morgan, Jordan Novak, Zack Burke, Trey Hardaway Jr, Tim Douglass, Stu Akunne, Eso Vogrich, Matt Horford, Jon Mclimans, Blake Christian, Colton Team Totals

52 00 03 10 01 05 13 15 22 45

FG % 1st Half: 15-25 3FG % 1st Half: 3-10 FT % 1st Half: 4-6

Total 3-Ptr FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA

f f g g g

3-5 2-2 3-6 6-10 6-13 2-7 1-1 1-3 2-2 0-0 1-1

1-1 0-0 2-4 0-3 0-3 2-6 1-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 2-6 9-10 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0

27-50

6-20

13-18

2nd half: 12-25 2nd half: 3-10 2nd half: 9-12

60.0% 30.0% 66.7%

Rebounds Off Def Tot PF

0 8 8 4 1 0 1 3 0 3 3 5 0 2 2 0 0 7 7 1 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 2 4 6 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 6 32 38 20

Game: 27-50 Game: 6-20 Game: 13-18

48.0% 30.0% 75.0%

TP

A TO Blk

7 4 8 14 21 6 3 2 6 0 2

1 0 1 4 5 3 0 0 1 0 0

3 1 1 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 73 15 14

Stl

Min

1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

26 11 31 35 32 24 5 13 12 7 4

6

2 200

54.0% 30.0% 72.2%

Deadball Rebounds 3,1

Memphis Tigers 61 • 1-1 Total 3-Ptr FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA

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Player

10

Black,Tarik Witherspoon,Wesley Jackson,Joe Carmouche,Charles Barton,Will Barton,Antonio Crawford,Chris Stephens,D.J. Simpson,Stan Thomas,Adonis Team Totals

11 01 04 05 02 03 30 32 35

FG % 1st Half: 11-31 3FG % 1st Half: 2-12 FT % 1st Half: 7-8

f f g g g

1-3 1-4 3-9 6-12 3-12 1-3 2-6 0-0 0-1 2-7

0-0 0-2 0-2 1-3 1-5 0-2 1-4 0-0 0-0 1-2

5-7 5-6 1-2 1-2 2-2 3-4 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0

19-57

4-20

19-26

2nd half: 8-26 2nd half: 2-8 2nd half: 12-18

35.5% 16.7% 87.5%

30.8% 25.0% 66.7%

Rebounds Off Def Tot PF

2 2 4 4 2 2 4 2 0 1 1 1 1 3 4 2 1 3 4 4 0 1 1 2 0 2 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 2 6 10 19 29 19

Game: 19-57 Game: 4-20 Game: 19-26

TP

A TO Blk

Stl

Min

7 7 7 14 9 5 7 0 0 5

0 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0

0 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0

0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2

2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1

20 29 29 31 28 19 20 2 2 20

61

6

8

4

8 200

33.3% 20.0% 73.1%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Dick Cartmell, Scott Thornley, Ryan Wells Technical fouls: Michigan-Novak, Zack. Memphis Tigers-Barton,Will. Attendance: 2400

Officials: Rick Randall, Rick Hartzell, Bert Smith Technical fouls: Belmont-None. Memphis Tigers-Witherspoon,Wesley. Attendance: 16294 Score by periods Belmont Memphis Tigers

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Points BEL MEM

In Paint 30 44

Off T/O 9 24

2nd Chance 17 5

Fast Break 6 23

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

Bench 28 18

Score by periods Michigan Memphis Tigers

1st

2nd

Total

37 31

36 30

73 61

Last FG - MICH 2nd-01:01, MEM 2nd-00:21. Largest lead - MICH by 15 2nd-02:41, MEM by 4 1st-03:02.

Points MICH MEM

In Paint 28 22

Off T/O 5 16

2nd Chance 4 13

Fast Break 9 8

Bench 19 17

Score tied - 3 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

2011-12 • Memphis • Tigers • Basketball

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